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4074
$7,475.00

VERY FINE WINCHESTER SECOND MODEL 1873 DELUXE RIFLE.

SN 95605. Cal. 38 WCF. 24″ half rnd bbl. Button magazine. Receiver is of stepped variety. XXX checkered straight grip walnut stocks with crescent butt. Bbl shows 2-line Winchester address with cal mark at breech. Rocky mountain blade front-sight. Semi buckhorn rear-sight. “Model 1873” without finials stamped on upper tang. SN is stamped on lower tang behind lever latch. Dust cover rail is attached with screw. Elevator is marked “38 CAL”. Lower left tang has assembly no. “4282” stamped on left side followed by “XXX”. Inside toe of buttplate also has assembly no. “4282”. Accompanied by a Cody Firearms Museum letter dated June 23, 2011, confirming all features and showing shipment on June 30, 1882, order number 33430. CONDITION: Very fine. Bbl retains 90% bright-blue finish with some high point and muzzle wear light scratchs. Bbl markings are sharp. Bore is dark with visible rifling. Receiver retains 80% case color overall that is vivid in protected areas with a few light handling marks. Dust cover retains 80% blue finish. Loading gate retains 80% fire-blue finish. Elevator is a mustard-brown patina with a sharp mark and a few scratches. Receiver markings are sharp. Hammer retains 80% case color that is vivid on front face. Lever shows a silver-gray patina with vivid case color in protected areas. Trigger shows traces of case color. Stocks are very fine and retain nearly all of the refreshed varnish finish with some light handling marks and sharp checkering. Buttplate shows 60% case color finish with the balance turning a smooth silver-gray patina. Forend cap shows 20% somewhat faded case color. 50506-17 TEP (5,000-8,000) – Lot 4074

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Auction: Firearms - October 2016
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